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Gene: KDM6A (lysine demethylase 6A) Homo sapiens
Symbol: KDM6A
Name: lysine demethylase 6A
Description: This gene is located on the X chromosome and is the corresponding locus to a Y-linked gene which encodes a tetratricopeptide repeat (TPR) protein. The encoded protein of this gene contains a JmjC-domain and catalyzes the demethylation of tri/dimethylated histone H3. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Apr 2014]
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: bA386N14.2; bA386N14.2 (ubiquitously transcribed X chromosome tetratricopeptide repeat protein (UTX)); DKFZp686A03225; histone demethylase UTX; KABUK2; lysine (K)-specific demethylase 6A; lysine-specific demethylase 6A; MGC141941; ubiquitously transcribed tetratricopeptide repeat protein X-linked; ubiquitously transcribed TPR protein on the X chromosome; ubiquitously transcribed X chromosome tetratricopeptide repeat protein; ubiquitously-transcribed TPR gene on the X chromosome; ubiquitously-transcribed TPR protein on the X chromosome; ubiquitously-transcribed X chromosome tetratricopeptide repeat protein; UTX
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Kdm6a (lysine (K)-specific demethylase 6A)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Kdm6a (lysine demethylase 6A)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Kdm6a (lysine demethylase 6A)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : KDM6A (lysine demethylase 6A)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : KDM6A (lysine demethylase 6A)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Kdm6a (lysine demethylase 6A)
Sus scrofa (pig) : KDM6A (lysine demethylase 6A)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38X44,873,175 - 45,112,612 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh37X44,732,419 - 44,972,024 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 36X44,617,725 - 44,856,791 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 34X44,489,034 - 44,728,097NCBI
CeleraX48,869,187 - 49,108,532 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic MapXp11.3NCBI
HuRefX42,453,849 - 42,692,064 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_1X44,765,275 - 45,004,750 (+)NCBICHM1_1
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Nomenclature History
More on KDM6A
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1354488
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-07-09
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.